gadg-et-oid [gaj-it-oid]


1. having the characteristics or form of a gadget;
resembling a mechanical contrivance or device.

Archive for the ‘Netbooks’ Category

Otone Aporto USB/Battery Powered 2.0 Speaker Review

I’ve never been a huge fan of portable speakers, this is probably because they’re traditionally quite awful. The Otone Aporto, however, combines reasonably decent sound with a quirky transforming trick. Its creator, Otone Audio, is a home-grown rising star in…

Three Huawei E586 High-Speed Mobile Broadband Router Reviewed

Ever since I first reviewed the Novatel MiFi 2352 I’ve been evangelising mobile broadband routers to everyone who’ll listen. And for a good reason, too; they’re awesome. Why? Well, rather than buy a 3G version of, for example, an iPad;…

be.ez LArobe Netbook Sleeve

My continued search for the best of the best netbook cases has seen my looking at reams of fairly average and all perfectly good cases. But nothing has been quite so obviously protective as this particular be.ez Netbook sleeve.

Pico “Really Tiny” Bluetooth Dongle From MobileFun

At the beginning of 2009 I acquired a Sandberg USB Bluetooth dongle, and some time later a Sandberg USB Wifi Adaptor. Both of these products are impressively, absurdly small but neither of them come even close to this particular little…

Netbook Gaming On The Samsung NC10

My Samsung NC10 has been neglected for a few weeks, I bought it to use as a dedicated linux computer for programming and tinkering with open source consoles. However recently I’ve had a bit of an old-school gaming itch and…

MiFi 2352 Mobile WiFi Hotspot First Impressions

I’m perplexed at the widespread, comparatively anyway, adoption of 3g USB dongles in lieu of far better and more flexible alternatives. So perplexed, in fact, that I decided to try one such alternative, the MiFi 2352 from Novatel Wireless, to…

Port Netbag for 10″ Netbooks

In an continuing mission (sorry!) to bring you the skinny on the best netbook accessories I’ve begun to broaden my horizons past Proporta, incorporating products from who resell a variety of brands (incidentally including Proporta). My first 10″ Netbook…